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“Great jambalaya”

Rusty's Surf & Turf
Ranked #9 of 22 Restaurants in Buxton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $24
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Rusty’s Surf & Turf brings the bold flavors of the tropics to Hatteras Island. Owner Rusty Midgett left the island and honed his Restaurant and kitchen skills in some of Philadelphia’s best restaurants with top chefs in the industry. He is inspired in the kitchen by the places he has traveled on surf trips and by his training in classic French and Italian restaurants. Let him surprise you with creative yet simple preparations. Offerings on the menu include fresh fish, shellfish, all natural chicken, pork, steaks, and pasta in styles ranging from local to global, all served in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Chef Rusty and his team have the sources and knowledge to turn all of these dishes into mouthwatering creations that will please the whole family. The restaurant is fun and colorful with an ever changing local art collection. Rusty’s has a full bar featuring craft cocktails and craft beer.
Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Good service, tropical settings. Great jambalaya and great dessert. The coffee was nice and strong. Friendly service.

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Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

My Favorite Restaurant On Hatteras Island. I'd Rather Pay A Little More & Get Really Good Food. Fried Shrimp Is Best I've Had Anywhere. The Sauce On The Beef Medallions Was Very Good.

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Reviewed September 27, 2013

We were a group of 12 from Ohio and New York and had a very delightful time at Rusty's. I had read a few poor reviews and although everyone is entitled to their opinion, they are very, very wrong. Our group ordered several seafood items and were very pleased. The service was friendly and efficient. Rusty, thank you for a wonderful dining experience.

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Thank Richard W
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

We ate at two restaurants while on vacation, and this was my favorite. The homemade desserts are to DIE for!

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Reviewed September 22, 2013

that is not meant to be a disparging remark. But anyone that has visited here knows that fine dining is not why you come to Hatteras. Now with that being said, the food here is well prepared and fresh. The chef, yes chef, not cook, knows what he is doing in the kitchen.

If you are looking for a good meal anywhere on the island then this place is a recommended try.

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1  Thank gfarina8150
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